Electronic Materials Letters

, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp 427–433 | Cite as

Facile synthesis of hierarchical CoMn2O4 microspheres with porous and micro-/nanostructural morphology as anode electrodes for lithium-ion batteries

  • Yana Li
  • Xianhua Hou
  • Yajie Li
  • Qiang Ru
  • Shaofeng Wang
  • Shejun Hu
  • Kwok-ho LamEmail author


Hierarchical CoMn2O4 microspheres assembled by nanoparticles have been successfully synthesized by a facile hydrothermal method and a subsequent annealing treatment. XRD detection indicate the crystal structure. SEM and TEM results reveal the 3-dimensional porous and micro-/nanostructural microsphere assembled by nanoparticles with a size of 20-100 nm. The CoMn2O4 electrode show initial specific discharge capacity of approximately 1546 mAh/g at the current rates 100 mA/g with a coulombic efficiency of 66.7% and remarkable specific capacities (1029-485 mAh/g) at various current rates (100-2800 mA/g).


CoMn2O4 microspheres hydrothermal method crystal structure lithium ion batteries 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yana Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xianhua Hou
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yajie Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Qiang Ru
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shaofeng Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shejun Hu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kwok-ho Lam
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Guangdong Engineering Technology Research Center of Efficient Green Energy and Environmental Protection MaterialsGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Quantum Engineering and Quantum Materials, School of Physics and Telecommunication EngineeringSouth China Normal UniversityGuangzhouChina
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHunghom Kowloon, Hong KongChina

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